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Flights from Belfast to Manchester

Looking for cheap flights from Belfast to Manchester? You’ll find plenty of flight options for a city break or weekend getaway right here. Before you book your flights to Manchester, have a look at the following helpful hints and tips:


Getting to Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is easily reached via public transport and taxis. Alternatively, if you’re driving to your Belfast to Manchester flights, you’ll find good value car parking offers for short stay and long stay parking, especially if you book in advance online. If travelling from the city centre, the journey takes around 30 minutes. 


Belfast International Airport Overview 

Belfast International Airport is Northern Ireland’s busiest airport. Once you’ve passed through security, you’ll find a good range of shops and restaurants in the airport including a duty-free shop, as well as bookshops, a pharmacy and gift shops – perfect for last minute purchases before you board your Belfast to Manchester flights.

Free wifi is also available throughout the terminal – you’ll have no problem keeping in touch with friends and family before take-off. `

The flight time to Manchester is around 55 minutes. 


Manchester Airport Overview

Ryanair flights take off and land from Terminal 3 in Manchester Airport. When you land in Manchester airport from your cheap flights from Belfast to Manchester you can expect to find a number of shops and cafes in the arrivals area – ideal if you need to grab a quick coffee or snack for your onward journey. 


Getting from Manchester Airport to Manchester

Regular trains run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly station. The journey time to the city centre is approximately 20 minutes. Ticket machines and a ticket office are located in the airport station. 

On arrival at Piccadilly, you’ll find free buses to the city centre. The metrolink tram is another good option.


Manchester Overview

Manchester is young, lively city, famous around the world for being the hometown of Manchester United and Manchester City football clubs. Manchester also has a proud history in music and there are plenty of live music venues throughout the city where you can catch a gig while you’re in town. 

With the savings you make on your cheap flights to Manchester from Belfast,  you’ll have a little extra to spend in the city – for tips on what to see when you get there, check out Try Somewhere New.


5 Fun Facts about Manchester 

  • Manchester was once known as ‘Cottonopolis’ due to its reputation for textile manufacturing 
  • Manchester is the birthplace of vegetarianism 
  • The Bee is the symbol of Manchester and represents the industrious nature of the city and its people. Look out for the bee on buildings around Manchester and on the mosaic floor in Manchester’s Town Hall.
  • Emmeline Pankhurst who famously founded the Suffragette movement was Mancunian.
  • Manchester is home to the world’s longest running TV soap opera, Coronation Street.


Belfast to Manchester Flights – Practical Information 

Manchester is famous for its high rainfall – you might want to pack an umbrella for your visit. Fly Belfast to Manchester in spring and summer and make the most of the city’s settled, milder weather.  Over the summer months the city comes to life with outdoor performances, music festivals and street markets. 

Looking for somewhere to rest your weary head? From apartments and boutique hotels to well-known chains, there’s plenty to choose from on Ryanair Rooms.

Planning a road-trip? Manchester is an ideal springboard if you’re looking to hit the open road and discover the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales or Alton Towers. If you’re renting a car, car rental desks are located in the arrivals terminal – if you’ve booked your car hire online with Ryanair Car Hire, don’t forget to take a copy of your confirmation email, you’ll need to have it ready to present to the agent at the desk. 


Plan ahead to get the lowest fares on flights from Belfast to Manchester

Flight type
Departure date
Belfast BFS
Manchester MAN
one way
Tue 15 Oct